New American Standard Bible
With all my heart I have sought You; Do not let me wander from Your commandments.
King James Bible
With my whole heart have I sought thee: O let me not wander from thy commandments.
Darby Bible Translation
With my whole heart have I sought thee: let me not wander from thy commandments.
World English Bible
With my whole heart, I have sought you. Don't let me wander from your commandments.
Young's Literal Translation
With all my heart I have sought Thee, Let me not err from Thy commands.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
With my whole heart have I sought thee - See the notes at Psalm 119:2. The psalmist in Psalm 119:2 speaks of the "blessedness of those who seek the Lord with the whole heart;" in this verse he says that this blessedness was his. He could affirm that he had thus sought God. He had such a consciousness that this was the aim and purpose of his life that he could say so without hesitation. Every man who claims to be a religious man ought to be able to say this. Alas, how few can do it!
O let me not wander ... - Keep me in this steady purpose; this fixed design. This is the language of a heart where there is a consciousness of its weakness, and its liability to err, strong as may be its purpose to do right. Such an apprehension is one of the best means of security, for such an apprehension will lead a man to "pray," and while a man prays he is safe.
LibraryA Cleansed Way
Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way? By taking heed thereto according to Thy word.'--PSALM cxix. 9. There are many questions about the future with which it is natural for you young people to occupy yourselves; but I am afraid that the most of you ask more anxiously 'How shall I make my way?' than 'How shall I cleanse it?' It is needful carefully to ponder the questions: 'How shall I get on in the world--be happy, fortunate?' and the like, and I suppose that that is the consideration …
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2 Chronicles 15:15
All Judah rejoiced concerning the oath, for they had sworn with their whole heart and had sought Him earnestly, and He let them find Him. So the LORD gave them rest on every side.
How blessed are those who observe His testimonies, Who seek Him with all their heart.
You rebuke the arrogant, the cursed, Who wander from Your commandments.
The wicked have laid a snare for me, Yet I have not gone astray from Your precepts.
You have rejected all those who wander from Your statutes, For their deceitfulness is useless.
I cried with all my heart; answer me, O LORD! I will observe Your statutes.
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